New York Times, Saturday, June 8, 1985

Author: Larry Goldhirsch
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1985, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Sly trick : WILE
5. Ship's bow : PROW
9. Hymn : PSALM
14. Site of Vance A.F.B. : ENID
15. Balder's slayer : LOKI
16. Amiri Baraka, once ___ Jones : LEROI
17. Vidi, translated : ISAW
18. Horus's mother : ISIS
19. Omanis, e.g. : ARABS
20. Kidney: Comb. form : RENI
21. Nickleby's employers : CHEERYBLES
23. Division for Dryden : STANZA
25. Boswell was one : SCOT
26. Girls who do the polka? : DOTS
28. "Make ___ Daddy," old TV show : ROOMFOR
33. Cardinal's headdress : SCARLETHAT
37. Thespian's "I'm on a ___!" : ROLE
38. Port NE of Glasgow : ALLOA
39. Sinbad's airlift : ROC
40. Simulacrum : IMAGE
41. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
42. Burro, for one : PACKANIMAL
44. Deejay's gear : HEADSET
46. Guesswork, for short : SPEC
47. Sound from Thor? : PEAL
49. Shot-putter : HEAVER
53. Pip's brother-in-law : JOEGARGERY
58. Off target : WIDE
59. Paravane : OTTER
60. Alike, in Aix : EGAL
61. Radar-screen spot : BLIP
62. "Can't! Don't! ___! . . . ": Kipling : SHANT
63. Clayey mixture : MARL
64. Parisienne's periodical : ELLE
65. Hebrew prophet : HOSEA
66. Lay low : SLAY
67. Phnom Penh coin : RIEL
1. Low dams : WEIRS
2. Atlas feature : INSET
3. Climber in hot regions : LIANA
4. Rosa Bud's intended : EDWINDROOD
5. Folded : PLICATE
6. ___ ha-Shana : ROSH
7. Joad family, e.g. : OKIES
8. Gaggeroos : WISECRACKS
9. ___ the gallery : PLAYTO
10. Croat's neighbor : SERB
11. Sea E of the Caspian : ARAL
12. Earring's place : LOBE
13. Regret the loss of : MISS
22. Search about : ROOT
24. "The Dram-Shop" author : ZOLA
27. Deceptions : STRATAGEMS
29. Uriah Heep's exposer : MRMICAWBER
30. Spume : FOAM
31. Speed skater Pleshkova : OLGA
32. Titubate : REEL
33. Dress accessory : SASH
34. Aid for Spade : CLUE
35. ___-Ata, U.S.S.R. : ALMA
36. Hic, haec, ___ : HOC
40. Arrow poison : INEE
42. British nobleman : PEER
43. Leafless condition : APHYLLY
45. Lacedaemon : SPARTA
48. Sanctioned : LEGAL
50. Fine, hairlike growths: Bot. : VILLI
51. Cato was one : EDILE
52. Drive back : REPEL
53. Banter : JOSH
54. Three-month Roman emperor : OTHO
55. Letters from Greece : ETAS
56. Actor Hackman : GENE
57. ___ avis : RARA

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